Early access to super applications

If your application through myGov for an early release payment is approved by the ATO, they will send you a confirmation and notify Media Super. We will generally process your payment within five business days. Read the full details about timing and info to check before applying.

Calculators

Calculators

It's easy to plan for your future with our range of tools and calculators. Discover not only how you can benefit from making extra contributions to your super, if you're on track for retirement, and how your investment choice can make a difference over time.

These calculators are a great starting point but if you'd like more information, use the links under the calculators to find out more about each topic and the next steps to take.

If you have any questions or want to talk through your options, please call the Helpline on 1800 640 886.

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Retirement income simulator

Use this calculator to estimate your projected super balance at retirement age and how long it may last you. This will enable you to see your estimated financial position in retirement and the steps you can take to reach your desired retirement income.

The Retirement Income Simulator also includes a budget planner, which can help you estimate your costs and income needed during retirement.

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Contributions optimiser

See the effect of making before-tax (salary sacrifice) or after-tax contributions to your super and find out which type of contribution will give your super the biggest boost.

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This calculator will open on MoneySmart's website.

Find out about making additional contributions to your super


What type of investor are you?

Use this tool to not only help you understand how you feel about investment risk and the potential of positive or negative returns but also find an investment option that's suitable for your situation.

This calculator is located on your secure online account dashboard in the 'investment' column, so you will need your member number and password.

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Find out more about the range of investment options available


Transition to Retirement

A Transition to Retirement (TTR) account allows you to access some of your super while you're still working. Learn about the estimated optimal contributions, income payment amounts and possible tax benefits for your situation.

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This calculator will open on Industry SuperFund's website.

Find out more about a Transition to Retirement account

Everyone's situation is different.

We can help you to make informed decisions and provide you with the tools to build your retirement savings.